When in Sydney: What to See in the City

View of the Sydney opera houseSydney is one of the most visited cities in the world. Its sunny weather, lush greenery, and its friendly people make it one of the prime spots for tourism in Australia. With so many landmarks and attractions, it is worth a visit with a group, a family, or on your own. The best mode of transport around the City is to hire the numerous coaches in Sydney that could be of service to any traveller.

But there are many wonderful places to visit, so where do you start? Here are three top places to see when you’re in Sydney.

Sydney Opera House

It has been Sydney’s icon since its opening in 1973. The Opera House was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 and has become a symbol not only for Sydney but all of Australia. It houses several performance areas, theatres, and a concert hall. There are also restaurants, bars and retail outlets for the constant stream of tourists who want to see this architectural marvel.

Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Located 4km from the Opera House is the Sydney Aquarium. The aquarium boasts a large variety of aquatic life with more than 13,000 marine wildlife. Expect to see Southern River platypus, sharks, Southern Ocean penguins, and fish from the Great Barrier Reef. Different sections such as Jurassic Seas and Dugong Island are popular for their unique collection of animals.

Royal Botanic Garden

The Royal Botanic Garden is one of Australia’s oldest scientific institutions, having first opened its doors in 1816. The site is open throughout the whole year and offers free entry to all visitors. The gardens have thousands of plants, which include rare and amazing wildlife such as fruit bats, rainbow lorikeets and water dragons. There is a 90-minute walking tour every day for guests.

Sydney offers much more than these interesting places. The next time you want to visit Australia, rent a coach so you could travel around the City and enjoy all of it in leisure.